Cyclone Yvette won't do a Tracy but it still deserves respect - The Australian

It won't be a repeat of Cyclone Tracy striking Darwin on Christmas Day 42 years ago, but the northern coast of Western Australia will still be battered by winds of almost 100km/h as Cyclone Yvette hits the coast tomorrow. The category-one cyclone is ...

Six people trapped in a vehicle amid Kimberley floodwaters - Perth Now

EMERGENCY services have rescued six people who trapped in a vehicle in floodwaters in the Kimberley region. A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said a rescue helicopter was deployed about 2pm on Friday. It's understood the ...

Broome swamped in wettest December on record - ABC Online

A tropical low pressure system has combined with Cyclone Yvette to dump more than 200 millimetres of rain on Broome. It is the most rain to fall on Broome in a 24-hour period in December, according to the Bureau of Meteorology's Neil Bennett. "The real ...

Photo: Flooding Broome, Western Australia, due to Cyclone Yvette - @Lobes - BreakingNews.com

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A Christmas cyclone is headed for WA - Business Insider Australia

The northern coast of Western Australia is being told to prepare for destructive winds gusting up to 165km/h as tropical cyclone, Yvette, tracks towards the mainland. It's expected to hit on Christmas Day. Yvette, a category one cyclone, is likely hit ...

NASA finds heavy rainfall area increasing in Tropical Cyclone Yvette - Phys.Org

On Dec. 22 at 1:15 a.m. EST (06:15 UTC) NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Yvette north of Western Australia. Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team. NASA found that the area of heavy rainfall had increased ...

Northwest coast braced for Cyclone Yvette crossing on Christmas Day - The Australian

Christmas festivities on the northern coast of Western Australia are likely to be interrupted by destructive winds gusting up to 165km/h as a tropical cyclone, Yvette, looms towards the mainland. Yvette was yesterday afternoon about 700km off Western ...

Cyclone Yvette: Alcohol restrictions imposed on Port and South Hedland after violence - ABC Online

Temporary liquor restrictions have been put in place in Port and South Hedland for the second time in a week, following a night of drunken violence ahead of Cyclone Yvette. Officer-in-charge at South Hedland police station Dean Snashall said police ...

Melbourne will suffer first heatwave of summer as Cyclone Yvette hits Western Australia - Daily Mail

Victoria's first heat wave of the summer will send temperatures soaring over the holiday period as Western Australia braces itself for a cyclone on Christmas Day. Temperatures in Melbourne will hit 29C on Friday and continue to rise for five days ...

Dust cloud hits Western Australia as cyclone looms - BBC News

A giant dust cloud has hit Western Australia ahead of the nation's first cyclone of the season. Cyclone Yvette is expected to make landfall in Australia's northwest over the Christmas weekend. Meteorologists have issued a severe weather warning ...

Dust storms filmed in Pilbara as Cyclone Yvette approaches - 9news.com.au

Facebook user Caitlin U'Ren captured a gargantuan wall of dust sweeping across WA's plains as cyclone Yvette bares down on the state. FTBAPGL. A severe weather warning has been issued across Western Australia's northwest with Cyclone Yvette ...

Top End surfers brave crocs and monsoons - Yahoo7 News

Surf's up in the Top End and Darwin's diehard "frothers" are waxing up their boards amid a monsoon and heading into croc-infested waves. Surfers young and old who are starved for swell the rest of the year seize on the wet season's cyclonic conditions ...

Tropical Cyclone Yvette predicted to hit WA's north-west coast on Christmas Day - 9news.com.au

A Category 1 cyclone could increase in intensity when it reaches the Western Australian coast, bringing winds gusts of up to 164km/h, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned. The cyclone is slow moving and is believed to be about 700km north-west of ...

Footage of huge dust storm in Western Australia as state braces for Cyclone Yvette - Daily Mail

A driver has filmed a terrifyingly huge dust storm in Western Australia after driving straight through it. Caitlin U'Ren powered through the cloud south of Hedland on Wednesday and filmed the towering mountain of dust after coming out the other side ...

Wind gusts, heavy rain to hit Kimberley - Perth Now

DAMAGING winds of up to 90km/h and heavy rainfall which could cause flash flooding is expected to hit the Kimberley and North Interior as tropical Cyclone Yvette develops off the Pilbara coast. The Bureau of Meteorology says a tropical low is currently ...

Tropical cyclone Yvette forecast to hit Western Australian coast - NEWS.com.au

IT COULD be a miserable festive season for residents of Western Australia's north with a tropical cyclone due to make landfall over the Christmas weekend. Tropical Cyclone Yvette, the first to hit Australia this season, is currently building strength ...

Pilbara residents capture thunderstorm rolling in on eve of Yvette - WAtoday

A severe weather warning has been issued on Thursday for areas in the state's North West as tropical cyclone Yvette nears closer to land. Damaging winds of up to 90 kilometres an hour and flash flooding is expected in the Kimberley with residents in ...

Wet, wild and how we like it - NT News

A THREAT of a cyclone looms over the Top End, and what do we get? A bloody earthquake. Some folks down south must read news updates from the NT and breath a sigh of relief that they're not based in the wild tropics; where if the natural elements above ...

Monsoon's no dampener for Darwin - NT News

THE Top End will continue to be lashed by wild weather during the festive period after being battered by fierce winds and pelting rain Wednesday. Territorians won't be hit by Cyclone Yvette, but experts warned Western Australians they could be visited ...

Iron ore falls as a cyclone moves in on Port Hedland - Business Insider Australia

The iron ore price continued to slide on Wednesday, extending its losing streak into a fourth consecutive session. According to Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62% fines fell 0.54% to $79.19 a tonne, leaving it at a one-week low. It has ...